The Spring semester at Blou has started, and I’m gearing up for my last (picture me crying) semester in the Urban Planning program. Snow and ice has been on the ground for over a week, and I have been inching around huge ice patches the same way my ancestors did – very carefully!
My promise to not use 4-wheeled transit (cars) unless absolutely necessary is going well, and I am proud to say that I have only used a taxi ONCE this year! I had to make an emergency run to Wal-Mart for medicine while I was sick. Unfortunately, Wal-Mart has the lowest price for my medication, even when I factored in the cab fare.
Otherwise, I have been glad the Rutgers Bus is back on a regular, frequent schedule. There’s nothing more fun than meeting a seeing eye dog (in-training) on the F bus or seeing old friends as I catch the A around to Records Hall. Perhaps the only down-side to living in New Brunswick year-round is that when school is not in session, the buses run infrequently and stop service around 5 or 6 p.m. That is very inconvenient for someone like me, who needs to go between campuses and can’t get there with the NJ Transit buses.
I have a busy few weeks ahead, but I will be blogging later about a lot of different things, but remember – use alternative modes of transit. It’s good for you and the environment!